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Fright Night Film Fest @ Railroad Square Art Park
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 30 @ 11:45 pm

Fright Night

Popcorn, Fright, & Film… all under the STARS!
(and FREE admission!)

Tuesday, Oct. 28th, 7-9 PM: FAMILY NIGHT
Nightmare Before Christmas
FREE Art Activities for Kids!

Wednesday, October 29th, 7-9 PM: MONSTER MOVIE
Creature from the Black Lagoon
FREE Adult Art Activities!

Thursday, October 30th, 7 PM-Midnight: CLASSIC SCHLOCK HORROR
The Atomic Brain
Carnival of Souls
Night Tide
The Brain that Wouldn’t Die

Join us at our NEW LOCATION at Railroad Square Art Park: 694-1 Industrial Drive (where the old drum circle used to be), and bring a blanket to lay on or a lawn chair.


Scarecrows in the Gardens at Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park @ Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park
Oct 30 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

The Department of Environmental Protection’s Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park and the Friends of Maclay Gardens Inc. would like to invite the public to see the display of one of a kind scarecrows during the month of October.


Dean Mitchell Solo Exhibit and Gallery Talk @ LeMoyne Center for the Visial Arts
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

__Morning Commute__Acrylic 10 x15Internationally known and locally born, Dean Mitchell watercolors are known around the world. As part of LeMoynes 50th Anniversary, Dean is showing 32 of his works. Watercolors, oils, acrylics and etchings will be on display through the month of October.

There will be a gallery talk on October 4th from 1-3:00pm.

Story Time at the Library @ LeRoy Collins Library
Oct 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am


Preschoolers and their parent(s) will enjoy a farm themed story time with songs, stories, rhymes, and puppets.

The LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library System enriches the community by inspiring a love of reading, providing a dynamic resource for creative and intellectual pursuits, and enabling residents to live a life of learning. We currently have a main downtown library, six branches, and an “Internet Branch”. The Library offers a wide range of books, eBooks and eAudio Books, periodicals, etc., as well as activities and meeting rooms available for public use. A schedule of free programs is available on our website. Library cards are free to all Leon County residents.

Sassy Salads: From Seed to Plate @ Native Nurseries
Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm



Lilly Anderson-Messec & Elizabeth Georges from Native Nurseries will teach you everything you need to know to create your own sassy salads, straight from your own yard-from prepping, planting and harvesting to serving and preserving. We’ll share all of our growing tips and favorite recipes. Bring your lunch to eat during the workshop and we will serve minted water.

Class size is limited, call to register: (850) 386-8882

Get Growing with Veggie Gardening 101 @ Ripe City Urban Farm
Oct 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm


If you’ve always wanted to have your own vegetable garden, but don’t know where to start, let us help you get growing! We’ll teach you what you need to know from seed to harvest, and even let you start a plant to take to your first home veggie garden.

Halloween Ladies Night & Costume Contest @ The Melting Pot
Oct 30 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Halloween Ladies NightHalloween Ladies Night – Thursday Oct. 30th and Friday Oct. 31st! $25 Three course dinner including cheese fondue, entree, and chocolate fondue. $5 Cocktail and Wine specials all night! On Friday, the best costume in house at 6:30, 8:00 and 9:30 get their meal for free! Fill up on some melted delicious fondue before you head out on Halloween!


Food Truck Thursday’s @ Cottages at Lake Ella
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Food Truck HubEvery Thursday night, at Lake Ella, local food truck vendors gather to offer up their goods in a fun and casual setting with live music to accompany.

Vendors change weekly and include:

-Big Easy Snowballs
-Cravings Food Truck
-Fat Mac’s
-Fired Up Pizza
-Island Pound Hounds
-Julio’s Food on the Move
-Lasang Pinoy
-Lofty Pursuits
-Lucy and Leo’s Cupcakery
-Mobi Street Food
-Sauced Food Truck
-Street Chefs
-Tacos Gringos
-Turnover Cafe
-Velhalla Grill

For weekly vendor line-up, stay tuned here.

Miracle Sports @ Miracle Field (Field #3) at Messer Park
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

MIRACLE3redBaseball for people of all ages and abilities. Held on Thursday nights. Youth play from 6-7 pm; adults play from 7-8 pm.

More information can be found here or by calling (850) 201-2944.

From the Ground Up: Cooking with the Seasons, Fall Edition @ Whole Foods Marketplace
Oct 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm


Calling all gardeners and localvores! Are you covered up in kale or have radishes to boot? Join Mary, our in-store healthy eating specialist, as she demonstrates creative new ways to transform the Fall’s bounty into delicious recipes that both provide your body with nutrients and are fun and simple to make at home.

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